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    3D printer HELP thread

    I didn’t use a glue no, it’s got one of those beds that apparently doesn’t need glue or tape? The room I use is easily 78F but maybe there was some fluctuations overnight. I’ve got it going in PLA and it’s printing very nicely so I shall continue with PLA until I can afford an enclosure but...
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    3D printer HELP thread

    ABS sorry should have said. It failed miserably. I was clearing a mess at 5am this morning lol first post should have said grid not grud! It settled down before I went to bed but the supports came away from bed completely and the actual print had started to peel from surface plate as well. So...
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    3D printer HELP thread

    Why is it doing this please? The first layer ‘grud’ Bits are peeling up already? Bed is at 90, nozzle at 230
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    3D printer HELP thread

    Thanks guys! I dont have an enclosure for my printer, but I have a rather warm, small craft room. I have more ABS than PLA. I have been printing at 5-10% infill, with PLA, Ive yet to try a print with ABS. I bought ABS specifically because of the warping in temperature changes tha can occur...
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    3D printer HELP thread

    erm....me again lol So I want to print something that is far too big for my printer bed (helmet), and I've got a file that I know how to slice up into parts that will fit, but my question is, how do I put some sort of locating pins or tabs on the parts? And what infill percentage? I was...
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    Birmingham MCM March 2019

    So Warden Eternal and Master Chief had another outing to a large UK Comic-Con. I got real good feed back. Some of the kids were scared but only the very young ones. Some pics of the weekend. I took loads, and had loads back from photographers but I will only post the halo related ones. some of...
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    Stilts: Worth the height?

    Thanks xXDashIVXx yes I used plasterers stilts for my warden build as a 5ft6 Warden Eternal just wasnt gonna cut it lol The stilts are hard work walking in, and Wardens calves had to be much wider than in the game, but the overall picture looks ok. The ones I used are lightweight but still damn...
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    First ODST foam build need help!

    another vote for armorsmith. Patience is key, take your time, dont give yourself deadlines until youve gained more experience. As above, sharp blades, metal straight edge, lots of plasters.....
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    3D printer HELP thread

    Thanks for those. Ive downloaded Cura, and my first print has begun. The cnc scares me tho lol but I shall watch some more videos. Thanks guys
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    3D printer HELP thread

    thank you SI3RRA 117 I shall give it a look tonight after dinner
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    3D printer HELP thread

    ok I've 'tried' to read everything here but it may as well be in a completely different and very foreign language! I have recently bought a small 3d printer and a small hobby cnc and laser engraver. Now, I have no idea how to go from an obj or stl file (not even sure which format it needs to...
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    Stalker

    How do I officially join European division and what does it involve? I think I’m already a member on FB page?
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    H3 Chief Armor - Build Progress

    This is beautiful!
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    Stalker

    Hahaha no the game was just stopping the part from rolling whilst I took pics.
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    Stalker

    Oops been a bit busy again lol Helmet has got to be the most impractical I’ve ever seen, coupled with those boots, will make cons entertaining for onlookers lol glad it’s not me that’ll be wearing it
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